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My power steering and power brakes stopped working at the same time. Is there a fuse for these instruments?

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After doing some research on your question, it looks as if there wasn't enough room in the '98 and up Astros to install a separate brake unit so those wonderful engineers tied the brake boost system into the power steering pump. If you lose power steering, you no longer have any brakes!
Check to see if your power steering belt is on tact, if it is, you will need to replace the power steering pump to get your power brakes back

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I changed the entire steering column in my 92 s-10 and now have now brake lights at all no power going to the brake light switch itself and no left blinker but the right side works and turn the flashers on...


Check the brake light fuse. Check that one of the brake light fuse terminals has power at all times. Power for the brake lights goes from the fuse panel to the brake light switch, before the brake light wire goes into the steering column.

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I have a 1998 chevy suburban. The dome lights don't work. checked fuse box under hood. All good. Are there other fuses on the truck?


Instrument Panel Fuse Block
The instrument panel fuse block access door is
located on the driver side edge of the instrument panel.

Pull off the cover to access the fuse block.

The vehicle may not use all of the fuses shown.

Fuses Usage
1 Rear Seats
2 Rear Accessory Power Outlet
3 Steering Wheel Controls Back light
4 Driver Door Module
5 Dome Lamps, Driver Side Turn Signal
6 Driver Side Turn Signal, Stop lamp
7 Instrument Panel Back Lighting
8 Passenger Side Turn Signal, Stop lamp
9 Passenger Door Module, Driver Unlock
10 Power Door Lock 2 (Unlock Feature)
11 Power Door Lock 2 (Lock Feature)
12 Stop lamps, Centre High Mounted Stop lamp
13 Rear Climate Controls
14 Power Mirror
15 Body Control Module (BCM)
16 Accessory Power Outlets
17 Interior Lamps
18 Power Door Lock 1 (Unlock Feature)
19 Rear Seat Entertainment
20 Ultrasonic Rear Parking Assist, Power Liftgate
21 Power Door Lock 1 (Lock Feature)
22 Driver Information Centre (DIC)
23 Rear Wiper
24 Cooled Seats
25 Driver Seat Module, Remote Key less Entry System
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No indicators working found fuse box which fuse?


When you are talking about "indicators" we could assuming that your are refer about signal lights. This work with "flashers" devices.

For 1996 Audi A4 2.8L SFI 6cyl the Flasher is located in front seating area, driver side, under dash, behind dash lower panel, mounted above driver side of steering column.

About generic fuses, open the driver side door. Remove panel on left side of dash. Fuse box is behind panel:

Fuse # / Description / Amps
1 / Heated washer jets / 5
2 / Turn signals flasher unit / 10
3 / Headlight washer, illumination of glove compartment, engine compartment, climate control, automatic transmission, instrument cluster / 5
4 / License plate light / 5
5 / Instrument cluster, seat heating, test connection for cruise control, bulb monitor for auto-check control, Automatic transmission display, switch lighting, mirror switches and actuators, airbag warning light, outside temperature indicator, Climate control / 10
6 / Central locking system / 5
7 / Anti-lock brake system / 10
8 / Vacant
9 / Mirror heating / 10
10 / Vacant
11 / Cruise control (automatic transmission) / 5
12 / On board diagnostic system / 10
13 / Brake lights / 10
14 / Interior lights, reading lights, anti-theft alarm system, vanity mirror / 10
15 / Instrument cluster, power windows, climate control, automatic transmission / 10
16 / Anti-lock brake system, Anti-Slip-Regulation / 5
17 / Heated door locks / 10
18 / High beam right / 10
19 / High beam left / 10
20 / Low beam right / 15
21 / Low beam left / 15
22 / Tail and side marker right / 5
23 / Tail and side marker left / 5
24 / Wiper and washer system / 25
25 / Blower for heating, climate control / 30
26 / Rear window defogger, mirror heating / 30
27 / Rear window wiper / 15
28 / Fuel pump / 15
29 / Engine timing / 20
30 / Sun roof / 20
31 / Tail lights, cruise control, automatic transmission / 15
32 / Engine timing / 20
33 / Cigarette lighter / 15
34 / Engine timing / 15
35 / Trailer receptacle / 30
36 / Fog lights / 15
37 / Radio / 20
38 / Luggage compartment light, central locking system / 15
39 / Emergency flasher / 15
40 / Horn / 25
41 / Anti-lock brake system / 25
42 / Vacant
43 / Vacant
44 / Seat heating / 30

Hope this helps (remember to rate and comme this free answeer).



Jun 16, 2011 | 1996 Audi A4

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My brakes and power-steering are not working. The brake pedal is hard, but the brakes will not engage. The power steering was not working at the same time. It has brake fluid, but when I took the power...


Yes, your brakes are boosted by the power steering pump rather than by vacuum. I don't think it's air in the system. More likely your pump has failed, but you can try bleeding the pump. Here is a procedure from autozone.com:

Observe the following:
Use clean, new power steering fluid type only Hoses touching the frame, body or engine may cause system noise. Verify that the hoses do not touch any other part of the vehicle. Loose connections may not leak, but could allow air into the steering system. Verify that all hose connections are tight.


NOTE Power steering fluid level must be maintained throughout bleed procedure.

  1. Fill pump reservoir with fluid to minimum system level, FULL COLD level, or middle of hash mark on cap stick fluid level indicator.
    NOTE With hydro-boost only, the oil level will appear falsely high if the hydro-boost accumulator is not fully charged. Do not apply the brake pedal with the engine OFF . This will discharge the hydro-boost accumulator.
  2. If equipped with hydro-boost, fully charge the hydro-boost accumulator using the following procedure:
    1. Start the engine.
    2. Firmly apply the brake pedal 10-15 times.
    3. Turn the engine OFF

  3. Raise the vehicle until the front wheels are off the ground.
  4. With key in the ON position and the engine OFF , turn the steering wheel from stop to stop 12 times. Vehicles equipped with hydro-boost systems or longer length power steering hoses may require turns up to 15 to 20 stop to stops.
  5. Verify power steering fluid level per operating specification.
  6. Start the engine. Rotate steering wheel from left to right. Check for sign of cavitation or fluid aeration (pump noise/whining).
  7. Verify the fluid level. Repeat the bleed procedure if necessary.

Observe the following:



Use clean, new power steering fluid type only Hoses touching the frame, body or engine may cause system noise. Verify that the hoses do not touch any other part of the vehicle. Loose connections may not leak, but could allow air into the steering system. Verify that all hose connections are tight.
NOTE Power steering fluid level must be maintained throughout bleed procedure.
  1. Fill pump reservoir with fluid to minimum system level, FULL COLD level, or middle of hash mark on cap stick fluid level indicator.
    NOTE With hydro-boost only, the oil level will appear falsely high if the hydro-boost accumulator is not fully charged. Do not apply the brake pedal with the engine OFF . This will discharge the hydro-boost accumulator.
  2. If equipped with hydro-boost, fully charge the hydro-boost accumulator using the following procedure:
    1. Start the engine.
    2. Firmly apply the brake pedal 10-15 times.
    3. Turn the engine OFF

  3. Raise the vehicle until the front wheels are off the ground.
  4. With key in the ON position and the engine OFF , turn the steering wheel from stop to stop 12 times. Vehicles equipped with hydro-boost systems or longer length power steering hoses may require turns up to 15 to 20 stop to stops.
  5. Verify power steering fluid level per operating specification.
  6. Start the engine. Rotate steering wheel from left to right. Check for sign of cavitation or fluid aeration (pump noise/whining).
  7. Verify the fluid level. Repeat the bleed procedure if necessary.

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Fusebox location


Relay Center Cooling Fan Controller
  • Located behind the left side of the instrument panel.
Cooling Fan Controller Module
  • Located behind the right side of the instrument panel.
Cooling Fan Relay
  • Located in the air conditioning cooling fan control module.
Electronic Control Assembly
  • Located under the left side of the instrument panel.
Electronic Engine Control Power Relay
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Fuel Pump Relay
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Horn Relay
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Let me know if this helps. If not, let me know.

Circuit Protection The fuse panel is located below and to the left of the steering column.
Fuses are a one-time circuit protection. If a circuit is overloaded or shorts, the fuse will blow thus protecting the circuit. A fuse will continue to blow until the circuit is repaired.

Main fuse box located on driver's side to the left of the steering wheel, above the brake pedal.


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Your Brake lights are powered by the "STOP LAMP" fuse in the instrument panel (IP) fuse block it is a 15 Amp fuse.

Your Hazzard lights are powered by the "HAZZARD" fuse in the (IP) also a 15 Ap fuse.

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